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CoffeeCup Direct FTP - FTP Client for Microsoft Windows

Links for CoffeeCup Direct FTP:  Add new FTP settings | Edit existing settings & Get Connected | Quick Connect | Transfer Files | Disconnect |

 

CoffeeCup Direct FTP Overview:

CoffeeCup Direct FTP is a popular FTP Client for transferring large files.  It can be downloaded for evaluation purposes, after which you must purchase it.  You can download it from www.coffeecup.com or from sites like www.tucows.com or www.download.com.

It lets you establish one ftp session at a time, but keeps track of sites for future use.

Key Settings:

FTP Host/Address = follows this format: users.ispname.com

Initial Remote Directory = Typically, no directory, initial remote directory or path.

Login/UserID = your username@ispname.com which will route you to the right directory.

Personal Website URL = The address of your website will follow this format: http://users.ispname.com/username

 

Create a new configuration:

 CoffeeCup Direct FTP's main screen is shown below.

To open the site manager, click the Connect button at the top-left.

 

A "site manager" appears.  Click the Add button at the bottom-left to add another site.

 

After clicking the Add button , the following Wizard appears.

Note: If this is your first time using CoffeCup Direct FTP, the Wizard will open automatically, bypassing the above screen.

Click Next.

 

Name the profile whatever you'd like for future reference.  Click Next.

 

User ID = follows this format: users.ispname.com. No directory, initial remote directory or path.

Login = follows this format: username@ispname.com (which will route you to the right directory)

Click Next.

 

Host Name = follows this format: users.ispname.com. No directory, initial remote directory or path.

Login = follows this format: username@ispname.com (which will route you to the right directory)

Note: Personal Website URL: The address of your website will follow this format: http://users.ispname.com/username This is the web address where other people will go to see your website.

Click Next.

 

Click No.  Then click Next.

 

You're done.  Click Finish.

 

Edit existing FTP settings & Get Connected:

To check the settings for your FTP connection, 

click the Connect button at the top-left.

 

A "site manager" appears.  Highlight your connection on the left.  It's properties are displayed on the right, as shown below.

Host Name = follows this format: users.ispname.com. No directory, initial remote directory or path.

Login = follows this format: username@ispname.com (which will route you to the right directory)

Note: Personal Website URL: The address of your website will follow this format: http://users.ispname.com/username This is the web address where other people will go to see your website.

If you made made any changes you need to keep, click the Apply button.

Once you've configured your connection, click the Connect button.

Click the Connect button once you've verified the settings.

 

Quick Connect:

Another way to get connected is to click the down arrow   on the Connect button .  Any sites you've already configured (as described above) will be listed.  This is shown in the image below.

 

Transfer Files and Folders:

Once connected, CoffeeCup Direct FTP's window looks like the one below.

The white box on the left shows files on your computer.  

To transfer files to your FTP site, highlight a file on the left.

Then click the Upload button .

The white box on the right shows files on your ftp personal web site.  

To transfer files from your FTP site to your computer, highlight a file on the right.  

Then click the Download button.

Note:  You can also "drag-and-drop" files between the two windows.

 

Disconnect from the FTP Server:

When you have finished transferring files, you can disconnect from the FTP server by clicking the Disconnect button at the top-left .

 

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